Monday, January 27, 2014

Marlboro Man Dead (Updated)

A former Marlboro man, Eric Lawson 72 years old, died of respiratory failure due to COPD brought on by cigarette smoking.
Lawson in one of several Marlboro men who have died from smoking related disease.
He became an anti-smoking crusader and continued smoking until he was diagnosed with COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Lawson began smoking at the age of 14.

Photo by Ted Soqui © 2000
Marlboro man billboard skeleton. Circa 2000.
Marlboro man on Sunset Blvd. Circa 2000.